Germany

19Jun 2017

Leipzig.  Franziska von Sohl. Two new records: international visitors and ticket sales This year’s Leipzig Bach Festival drew to a close on June 18 with a performance of the Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach in St. Thomas’ Church, Leipzig (Germany). Nearly 71,000 visitors attended the 120-plus events that made up the ten-day […]

10Jun 2017

The Bundeswehr is coming to Houston – Commander Colonel Ingo Kresser of the German Air Force Air Defense Center (GAFADC), based at Fort Bliss (TX) and Fort Sill (OK), and Deputy Commander of the GAFADC based at Fort Bliss, Lieutenant Colonel Martin Herter, will present their training operations in Texas and Oklahoma at the Houston-Leipzig […]

05May 2017

We have an extra-special program for you at our next meeting on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX  77005:  one of Leipzig’s Buergermeisters is in town, and with his teenage daughter Annalena we’ll have a double header!  Since we […]

05Mar 2017

Murder, Mayhem, and a great Meal – the curse of the Ring continues as potions lead to betrayals, deception, and murder. The Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association cordially invites you to a social gathering and talk with the inimitable Paul Hopper, dramaturg at the Houston Grand Opera on Götterdämmerung – The Twilight of Houston Grand Opera’s Ring […]

02Mar 2017

Come together and celebrate Houston’s first German Disco Party Join us for an evening of fun and great music – you’ll have a great time! Dress up as the Schlager-Queen or Disco-King of the night and enter our Costume Contest for a chance to win a special prize. Complimentary appetizers will be served, cash bar […]

02Mar 2017

Boris Ruge, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Washington, D.C. will present and discuss Germany’s perspective on international trade relations. Mr. Boris Ruge has been the Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission of the German Embassy in Washington, D.C. since 2016. Before his appointment to […]

15Nov 2016

With much sorrow we have to inform you about the sudden death of Dr. Klaus Aurisch, long-time member and husband of our board member Dr. Helga Aurisch.  Dr. Klaus Aurisch served as Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Houston from 1991 to 1997; he was heavily involved in bringing the German unification […]